Rationale of useLithuania utilised the Focus Group method to apply a participatory approach involving diverse stakeholders from different sectors such as science, policy, business, and NGOs. It was essential for needs identification and prioritisation in CSP design.
FunctioningThe tool played a key role in conducting SWOT analysis, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of the different factors affecting policy.
Types of outputsThe outputs consisted of detailed SWOT analysis reports, summarising the insights and prioritised needs identified through stakeholder engagement.
Relevant CAP objectiveAll
Tool nameFocus Group
CategoryStakeholders needs assessment tools
SubcategoryFocus groups and meetings
Author or ownerAuthor: Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences, Institute of Economics and Rural Development
CSP Design: Needs Assessment
CSP Design: Stakeholder Consultations
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